Dropbox is a mobile document and media storage tool that allows you to sync you files online for backup. Anything you save to your computer can be saved to your Dropbox, including all of your documents, movies, music, photos, internet downloads...you name it. If you want to take along bundles of DVDs when going out, it’s great to take advantage of the Dropbox.
While, before you can add DVD movies to Dropbox, you need to rip DVD discs first. And for easy streaming to Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod and other portable tablets or smartphones for playback, you’d better convert DVD to a widely supported video format e.g. MP4.
There are many applications available designed to rip and convert DVDs for Dropbox streaming and play properly on iPhone or iPod Touch, Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire HD, Transformer Prime and more media devices. Brorsoft DVD Ripper is one of the dynamic DVD ripping tool that can help you achieve the goal effortlessly- rip DVD to a common video with high output video quality and fast ripping speed.
This DVD converter can help you convert DVD to all other popular video formats like MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, WMV, FLV, MPG, etc. for playing and sharing bypassing the DVD copy protection. Besides, it provides the optimal presets for iPhone, iPad, Google Nexus 7, Transformer Infinity TF700, Microsoft Surface RT/Pro, etc Android, iOS, Windows based devices. Moreover, you are allowed to edit the DVD movies by trimming, cropping, adjusting video effects, etc. to get the very wanted part and effects as you like. The equivalent Mac version is DVD Ripper Mac, which can rip and convert DVD movies on Mac OS X (Include Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks). Just get it now and follow the steps below to copy DVD movies to Dropbox for unlimited sharing.
How To: Copy DVD discs up to Dropbox to share
Step 1. Insert the DVD disc into your computer's DVD drive and run DVD Ripper. You can click the "Load DVD" button to load the DVD files to the program. DVD ISO/IFO, VIDEO_TS folder are supported also.
Step 2. As has been stated above, MP4 is widely supported format, so you can just select "Common Video" > "H.264 Video(*.mp4)" as the output video format.
Tip: Of course, if you’ve aimed to copy DVD to Dropbox and share on your iPad, just choose a target format from the “iPad” preset.
Step 3. A couple other things to keep in mind about DropBox. If you only have the free account, you only have 2 GB of space (at least initially, unless you've invited some friends and gotten a little more) so you may run into space limitation issues. So, you’d better trim your DVD files if necessary. Just click "Edit" to trim the DVD videos to get the very part you want. Besides trimming, cropping, adding watermark, adjusting special effect, are well supported as well.
Tip: You can also click the Settings button to tweak the output video, audio parameters including video size, video bitrate, frame reate, audio sample rate, etc.
Step 4. When all these settings are ready, you can click the "Convert" button to begin converting DVD to Dropbox. When the ripping is done, you can click on "Open" button to locate the ripped videos.
Now it's easy to add files to Dropbox. Move your files into your Dropbox by dragging and dropping them into your Dropbox folder. That's it. The files in your Dropbox folder will automatically be synced online and to your other computers, Android, Apple devices.
P.S. Files that can be viewed from the website via Dropbox
Files that preview as an image:
.jpg and .jpeg, .png, .tiff and .tif, .gif, .bmp, .ai, .psd
Files that preview as a video:
.3gp, 3gpp, .3gpp2, .avi, .mov, .mp4, .wmv, .m4v, .mpg, .mkv, .mpeg, .vob, .flv, .mts, .m2t, .ts, .dv